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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L front eng cover VIN: WAUBG84D0V
Have an eng oil leak at front of eng.Thought it to be comming from front crank seal.Have dye in eng and removed crank damper & crank gear to find cracked front cover.Has anyone seen this problem before & if so what the cause might be.
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD28DXX
I work on thees all the time but this one is a hard case. Misfire on cylinders 1,2,4 and 6. this is a slight misfire on thees four cylinders, not a dead misfire. poor idle noticeable poor acceleration and a blinking mil lamp. removed the injector rail and saw ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0302, P0306, P1300
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L brake out mesage VIN: WAUBA24B7X
hi im working on a 99 audi a6 cuatro with the "brake light" warning light on at the instument cluster message center.all brake lights working fine. i have check and replace all brake light bulbs dealer.i also check powers and ground to the light module thought...
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1991 BMW 318i 1.8L timing chain VIN: WBAAJ9315M
Performed compression test and all cylinders checked 175-180 psi. Our shop is is in Bozeman, Montana (elevation 4500 ft above sea level). Atmospheric pressure here is 12.5 psi (barometric pressure 25.5 inches of mercury). Compression ratio for this engine (M42...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L airbag light VIN: SAJGX2044X
AFTER REPLACING CONVERTIBLE TOP HYDRAULIC LINES. AIR BAG LIGHT FLASHING. CAN'T ACCESS WITH SNAP-ON SOLUS. cOUNTED FLASHES, CODE 52. SNAP ON SHOP KEY HAS NO INFO ON CODES. I BELIEVE IT IS VOLTAGE CODE, RELATED TO BATTERY GOING DEAD ON CAR. IS THERE A METHOD FOR...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L converter VIN: SAJWA73B64
The transmission seems to be constantly going in and out of converter lockup while driving. The RPM moves up and down by 100 RPM and you can definitly feel the gear change. As you go down in gears the lockup-lockout happens at higher RPMS. It seems to be stayi...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L cylinder #6 VIN: SALTW12462
Recurring coolant in cylinder #6 First, Thanks for your advice' This vehicle was presented to us about three months ago with a p0306 and a steady misfire. We did compression testing and a pressure check only to find compression normal. During pressure testi...
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L Wipers / Windows VIN: 107.024-12
I need a wiring diagram for the power windows and Wipers The wipers are stuck on intermittent mode. Thanks Fax [...]
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1965 Rover 2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality
Just cleaned the carburetor and need to check the dwell. Anybody out there have specs on this beauty? Could use dwell and any other specs you have. THanks!
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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WVWCA0152K
Good Day! This VW Cab 1.8 has a grumpy cold running condition, aux air valve is working and it does make a difference when I pinch it off while cold. Maybe there is not enough air going through the valve - I don't know. Noticed in the diagram three switches I...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M52
This car has a reoccuring code p0402 that we can't seem to figure out.intake was cleaned about 50,000 miles ago.all vaccum lines to egr were checked and egr solenoid was replaced.light only seems to come on when you accelerate to pass someone and then decel to... Trouble codes: P0402 (excesive egr flow detected.)
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPF71K46
Hello all, Really just trying to get a feeler here. Car came in on tow truck with no start condition. Customer stated that lights in dash started lighting up, including battery light, and that car lost power and died. We did a load test and found that the or... Trouble codes: 18208, 0R, P1800 (Hydraulic actuator valve N331 electrical malfunction - valve resistance too great), 00269 (LED for front differential lock activated in control head for differential rear pressure reducing time too long), 00269 (LED for front differential lock activated in control head for differential rear pressure reducing time too long), 00066 (RR footwell heater)
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1992 Volvo 740 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1FW883XN
Well I need some help.I have a Volvo with a B230F engine and the "Regina" management system.It runs fine on start up but after about 5 minutes it will all of a sudden lose manifold vaccum and starts to run rough and stumble and sometimes stall out.When it is r...
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1997 Volvo S90 2.9L Control Module VIN: YV1KS9601W
Car has automatic climate control.Evac and charged last August, came in today A/C inop. Jumped the compressor relay- too much pressure(blew out pop off valve). evac and recharged (low side only on this car)w/ correct amount, still no A/C. I am getting conflict...
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2004 Alfa Romeo 147 20.0L gearshift
replaced accumulator all good thanks to the 2 techs for taking the time to reply. you can not buy accumulator seperate from alfa but you can from fiat or as i did accumulator from bmw and turned up an adapter marc
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJKX6243W
The general concensus is that it relates to the brake switch and potentially insufficient pressure being applied to the pedal. When we get the vehicle in we will start with the brake switch, however, if it acts like it did before with a little jiggle of the s...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L top latch VIN: SAJGX2044X
Thanks to all, great info. Brian your tip about timing out helped a lot. I started assisting closing and opening with allen tool, noticed more air in pump reservoir. so i took lines off 1 at time , dipped into container of fluid and bled by opeing closing latc...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II LE 4.0L unknown VIN: SALTL15461
Well as was indicated by those who sent replies, it appears that the use of non Land Rover parts was/is the cause of the problem. The customer has chosen to live with the lights. She may even get rid of the vehicle, as it is so difficult to service in our part...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L No 4th gear. 5th ?? VIN: WVWMD63B5W
Roger from Ohio said. "Replace trans its done. Speed sensor fault is due to the trans slipping." and Luis from California said "Tranny its gone.. " My gut feeling was just that, but It's an expensive gamble if you don't know for sure. Customer is pickin...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Starter VIN: V02M811146
Sorry for taking so long on this post. Customer picked up veh and will bring back at a later date. I'll keep you posted when she returns. Thanks for all the help and info. You guys are the greatest. Louis
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2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: WVWUK63BX2
Hey Gang, Thanx for the input. I had a fellow come out (with the Audi/VW) VAG software and we diagnosed a likely valve body problem likely caused by the metal from the chewed up pump drive. My guy was busy pulling the valve body out of the car for examina...
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L temp gauge VIN: WVWAF63D44
Well the car is fixed thanks to everyones help. We came to the conclusion that the thermostat wasn't opening correctly from our thermo readings. Also the temp sensor for the gauge was reading a bit off. We went ahead and replaced the thermostat and the temp ...
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2004 Volvo V70 2.5T AWD 2.5L vvt hubs VIN: YV1SJ59H64
I received three replies but no useful infomation. My issue was that the cam seals contact the hubs at the very end of the machined shafts. This along with considerable end play with both VVT hubs worried me. I have since but this Volvo back together and shipp...
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